Alpine Club of Canada accommodations are great for families. Photo Credit Tanya Koob
Alpine Club Huts: A Comfortable and Convenient Alternative to Camping

When Sandy and Tom Fransham bring their daughters Danika, 10, and Reese, 7, into the mountains, they’re showing them what a healthy lifestyle is all about, and sharing in all the joy and fun of being outside together, staying at an Alpine Club hut. “These are great memories for our
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Raven House Getaway Cabin - Cabin Rental in Gananoque Canada
No Camping For You? You’ll Love Glamping in Canada at These 5 Glamp-sites!

As a country whose woodlands makeup 30% of the boreal forests in the world, Canada’s got you covered if a secluded retreat in nature is what you seek. Outdoor adventurers and relaxed travellers alike will find glamping to be the perfect option, allowing you to vacation under the tree canopy
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hike in camping feature
Prepping for the Backcountry – How to Survive Hike-In Camping

If your family is bored with regular camping, is looking for a new hiking challenge, or just wants to commune with nature, you may want to consider a hike-in camping trip. Before venturing out, it is strongly recommended your family take wilderness and survival lessons, as well as First Aid
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Camping with Pets - Our Golden Retriever Neige on one of our camping trips. Photo Credit Terry Marshman
Camping on 4 Legs – How to Create Unforgettable Holidays Camping with Pets

Some of my most cherished childhood memories include time spent exploring nature with our family dogs. I can still picture how happy we all were whenever they were part of our trips. It made the whole thing so much more fun. Now that it’s my turn to take the kids
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Cap your day on the water off with a fire on the beach.
Houseboat Vacation 101 – How to Plan Your Lake Voyage

Floating on a houseboat makes for one unique vacation, but before you get on board, there are a few things you need to know. Book Early! Yes, it’s floating accommodation, but it’s not a cruise ship. Those fantastic last minute deals you can snap up for cruising don’t apply here.
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When Camping Isn't Your Thing
Summer Holidays! 9 Things To Do When Camping Isn’t Your Thing

It’s a scene we re-enact year after year. Our family of five pays an annual visit to Can Tire to pick up the odds and ends we need to put in our vegetable patch. The kids get distracted by the Outdoor Living section and bombard me with all kinds of
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Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park (Family Fun Canada)
Rivers, Rocks, and Rattlesnakes?! Why Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is a Natural Playground

Our Montana friends, just south of the border, call it Big Sky Country for a reason. In the summer, the land stretches quietly out in front of you, with gently swaying fields of grasses and brilliant blue sky as far as you can see. The day we drove to Writing-on-Stone
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Camping Near Brisbane at Noosa Catching a ride on daddy's back in Noosa National Park. Photo Caroline Faucher
3 Places to Pitch Your Tent! Camping Near Brisbane, Australia

Now that Air Canada is offering direct flights to Brisbane, there’s never a better time to discover the region surrounding this beautiful city. And what better way to explore it than by campervan. From resort towns to the more secluded beaches, here are three destinations our family recently tried out
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A campsite with a view at Fernie Alpine Resort (photo: Nicole Matei)
Mountaintop Camping at Fernie Alpine Resort

I love backpacking for what it promises me: solitude, beautiful scenery, and a natural camping experience free from the noise of generators or loud music at the campsite next to me. The one thing I don’t like though is having to walk for hours to reach my campsite, while carrying
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Zedstream at Hotel Zed Victoria
Hop into the Comfort of the Zedstream at Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed is known for its fun, retro vibe, much like Airstream trailers are known for their fun, retro vibe. Is it any wonder the new Zedstream at Hotel Zed Victoria feels like a match made in fun, retro heaven? Parked out back of the hippest hotel on the block
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